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Sara Louise’s Keto French Bread

A Tasty and healthy low carb French bread recipe for Keto Dieters

Here is a tasty keto French bread recipe from Sara. Now many keto dieters mistakenly believe that French bread is off limits while following a low carb ketogenic diet. Why, well simply because bread is associated with a high carb count. So normally eating regular bread as part of your daily intake would make it much harder to cut carbs overall.

Which is why many keto dieters shy away from breads and an understandable reason why lots of keto beginners often think that any bread is not allowed. Most of the time just tweaking an established recipe such as this keto French bread recipe is the real answer and you are back in business. Note this keto French bread recipe requires at least 6 eggs to make. I recommend free range eggs.

So the good news is that bread does not have to be off the menu at all while pursuing a keto healthy lifestyle. Yes you do have to make some adjustments on account of carb control. So while that wholemeal loaf from Walmart is still not the best choice for bread lovers. Some quick recipe research will tell you that there are scores of yummy keto bread recipes, these Hawaiian sweet bread rolls for example and we have several others on our site.

Making The Keto French Bread

This low carb bread recipe however is all about making tasty keto French bread work happily for bread loving keto dieters. Should you require common ingredients for this keto French bread recipe, try our handy Walmart shopping list. Let me know if you made this keto French bread recipe and how it went.

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Sara Louise's Keto French Bread

Tasty and crusty French bread that you thought you could never have on a Ketogenic diet.
3.84 from 92 votes
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Servings: 5
Calories: 196kcal
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Ingredients

  • 6 Free Range Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Coconut flour
  • 6 oz Cheese cream
  • 4 oz Soft Butter melted
  • 2 oz Almond flour Extra Fine
  • 2 tbsp Psyllium husks
  • 1/5 tsp Ground caraway
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/5 tsp Ground cardamom
  • 2 tbsp Sesame seeds Your choice




Instructions

  • Beat the eggs together with the cream cheese and melted butter in a mixing bowl until well combined and totally smooth across the mixture.
  • Drop in the rest of the ingredients until and combine well, it should turn dough like in appearance; next let sit for 10-12 minutes.
  • Head to your kitchen and warm your oven to 425F degrees ready to bake the keto French bread.
  • Divide the dough into two even rows on the cooking tray. Score the bread with with diagonal slashes or simply use a pattern of your choice for the bread markings.
  • Then sprinkle the sesame seeds on top of the dough if you are going to use seeds as they are optional. You can use other seeds also.
  • Make sure the dough is centered on a good baking tray and place the keto French bread dough into the oven and close the oven door. Set the timer and wait.
  • Let two minutes elapse then open the oven door and throw in 4 ice cubes to bake the keto French bread with steam which adds to the flavor.
  • Drop the temperature of the oven to 350 degrees after 9-10 minutes. Bake for an additional 30 minutes or until the French bread turns a light golden brown. Try using some water droplets to create steam while the bread cooks.
  • Remove the keto French bread out of the oven and allow the bread to cool aside on its baking tray before slicing the bread neatly and serving to yours guests.
  • You can serve the keto French bread on its own or as a side to something else, tasty either way.

Equipment Needed

Nutrition

Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1310IU | Calcium: 222mg | Iron: 2.3mg

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Sara works at MWFitness and is the editor of KetoFirst. She enjoys maintaining an active healthy lifestyle and sharing her recipes, blog posts and fitness successes with others around the world.

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22 Comments

    1. I did the same thing, even added a couple more tablespoons of almond flour to get it to go into a dough, but no ! Am going to cook it now and see what happens!

  1. I have the same problem as Alana. The mix is more of a batter than a soft dough, even after standing.
    Are the quantities of all the ingredients definitely correct?

  2. Please fix this recipe. My dough was also very runny. Something must be off and I would live to bake some bread.

    1. I’ve made it a couple of times….best recipe I have found so far. I substituted 4 of the eggs for egg whites as I dint like when keto breads taste too eggie. I add a little more psyllium husk but I bake in a loaf pan. Turns out awesome!

  3. Dear Sarah After you throw the ice cubes in do you leave the oven door open and continue baking or do you just throw them In and shut the door

  4. I just love this French bread, it’s the best bread I’ve had since I’ve been on Keto in 2 years. I divide it up in to jumbo muffin tins and make fresh rolls. They were so good my kids were asking me about them. Thank you so much for a fantastic recipe. Debbie

  5. Guess it’s the almond flour fault…whenever i see super fine almond flour that means it needs to be de-oiled ,so it has the consistency of real flour..
    I haven’t tried the recipe yet but most of the times that is the problem that makes runny doughs.

  6. I have made this twice. Dough, following original recipe, was a bit loose. In the processor I slowly added coconut flour until it formed a firmer dough. Used the coconut as addition instead of almond because it absorbs more liquid. I also added a bit of kosher salt to the mixture. After pulling from the oven, brushed the loaves with ghee…..added a ton of flavor!

  7. Hello Sara
    Read the recipe and I was thinking of using it,
    but after reading the reviews don’t know if I should.
    Also I’m curious about why can’t we see your answers
    To the comments and questions in the reviews.

  8. I agree. This was more of a batter. And, it does not appear to even look like the texture of the french bread in the picture. It looks more like a cornbread texture. Bummer!!!

  9. I have made this recipe twice and both times I haven’t been able to get it to rise. I thought it was due to my baking powder being out of date but I tried it this time with fresh baking powder and ended up with the same results. Also my “dough” came out more like a batter so I added a more psyllium and almond flour until it became more dough like. I don’t know what I am doing wrong with this recipe and would greatly appreciate any help or pointers on how to get this right.

  10. Tried this twice. Could not get it to look like the pictures. First time formed two loaves. They spread, but I was able to slice they horizontally and use for sandwiches that way. Second time I used a bun mold. Second time also added more flour. Came out better. Made great hamburger buns. Also, weighing the flour is definitely the key. The buns also toast well after slicing. Good for poached eggs.

    Will keep using.

  11. Thank you all for your comments, I can see that some people have made this keto french bread recipe just fine where some of you found it a little runny. So I’ll be trying to replicate some of the baking issues and tweak a few things going forward just in case also. Thanks for trying my recipes everybody!! xx

  12. Have the same issues as everybody else, too runny. Added more almond and coconut flower. It’s baking right now, let’s see how it comes out?

  13. Guys, you have to mix the eggs and softcheese a while til the mixture gets really creamy and volumes up, then add butter and the rest. Dough is perfect for shaping it with your hands 😉👍 but for me the taste is way too sweet, have to try with other flours to get it right 😉👍 but thanks for the base receipe 👍

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